the lowest of the low

the lowest of the low

1. A person or group considered to be the most debased or least scrupulous. Only the lowest of the low would deal drugs to kids.
2. The members of society with the least wealth, resources, opportunities, etc. In India, the so-called untouchables have been treated as the lowest of the low.
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the lowest of the low

those regarded as the most immoral or socially inferior of all.
1995 Nicholas Whittaker Platform Souls And fare dodgers, well, they're the lowest of the low, and should be strung up.
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To Jurgis he seemed a scarcely less wonderful person than the speaker at the meeting; he was poor, the lowest of the low, hunger-driven and miserable--and yet how much he knew, how much he had dared and achieved, what a hero he had been!
I find myself, with a great career opening before me, tied to a woman whose relations are (as you well know) the lowest of the low. A woman without the slightest distinction of manner, or the slightest aspiration beyond her nursery and her kitchen, her piano and her books.
I am well aware that it is not for the lowest of the low to carry a gentleman's brolly, and I ask your ladyship's pardon for the liberty.
Led right from the top "ruler" of Canada and on down to the lowest of the low liberal members of parliament.
Just recently Samsung unveiled a Go-edition phone from the A series, which now covers phones from upper mid-range to the lowest of the low. Now, the company has unveiled the Galaxy A60 and A40s in China and they feature some impressive mid-range specifications.
This is basically a tax on the dead and to hit grieving relatives like this is, to my way of thinking, the lowest of the low. It will cost PS120 which for some poorer people simply wishing to honour a loved one's memory will be a deterrent.
PENSION scammers are the lowest of the low. They try to con thousands out of vulnerable people.
"To steal money from an animal charity box at Christmas makes you the lowest of the low."
lobl A "PARASITE" who took a loan out in his aunt's name on the day she died was branded "the lowest of the low" by a judge.
Linda Beresford has been branded "the lowest of the low" after leaving frail Helen Love with just 96p in her account.
A FORMER NHS Trust public governor has branded health chiefs "the lowest of the low" for scrapping free car parking for the disabled.
They are the lowest of the low. The victim is elderly and didn't have any family around, these people prey on the vulnerable."
She said: "The fact that the trees were in memory of loved ones - it's just the lowest of the low, really."
Not content with stealing just cash and roses from the shop - no, they had to stoop to the lowest of the low and pinch a charity box destined for baby hospice Zoe's Place.